Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Malthonica  Simon, 1898   6 species

Malthonica oceanica  Barrientos & Cardoso, 2007


Prosoma with 2 dark longitudinal bands, radial markings, light yellow median band and 2 narrow light bands close to the margin, eye region darkened. Chelicerae dark reddish, promargin with 3 and retromargin with 5 denticles. Sternum dark, marginal area darker. Legs brown-yellow, darker distally, femora ventrally with 3 dark stripes, patellae dark, tibiae annulated. Opisthosoma dorsally with v-shaped markings, venter lighter.

Body length male: 3.2-3.8 mm
Body length female: 4.17-4.64 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Portugal
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Barrientos J A, Cardoso P (2007) The genus Malthonica Simon, 1898 in the Iberian Peninsula (Araneae: Agelenidae). Zootaxa 1460: 59-68 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

23-04-2013 Image insert